Health is wealth…and it is a very important aspect in anyone’s life. Having an immaculate health makes you treasure your existence even more. When we talk about healthy fitness, it not only refers to our physical health but our mental health as well. Maintaining good mental health is as important as being physically fit.
Understand and realize the connection between who we are on the inside and how we look on the outside. Staying healthy goes hand in hand with staying beautiful. The advantages of maintaining a healthy lifestyle extends to improving your physical appearance and the beauty and health within. Maintaining healthy practices can be a way of life. There are innumerable ways to maintain a healthy body and a healthy mind. These may include:
Exercise: Various exercise regimes helps in building muscles, weight maintenance, improve organ functioning, keeps the mind active. Physical activity has the advantage in improving your well-being and also helps keep health issues and aging at bay. Someone who follows a regular work out to keep fit tends to be more confident, live happier and longer.
Skin care: The skin is the only organ that is outside our body and it is also the largest. It is therefore prone to the damaging effects of pollution. Avoid prolonged exposure to UVA & UVB rays from the sun that that can skin aging and skin cancer. Since pollution and ultraviolet rays cannot be physically avoided, we can rely on the antioxidants contained in certain foods, supplements and SPF in some beauty products to counter the adverse effects for healthy skin and anti-aging effects.
Avoid stress: Stress takes its toll both on your physical and mental health. A stressed mind is reflected on the surface which eventually affects your general well-being. Fight stress by doing something that makes you feel good. Any type of work alleviates stress and relieves oneself from it.
Keep an active mind: Engage in mental activities like reading books and materials to keep your mind active.
Give up bad habits: Healthy lifestyle changes must be incorporated. Vices like smoking, drinking and late nights must be avoided in order to keep your body and mind healthy. As we age, we become more vulnerable to illnesses of the heart, liver, lungs, develop blood pressure, diabetes and other health issues that can be avoided with preventive measures such as exercise, good diet, and giving up the above habits.
Eat right and supplement: A good, sensible healthy diet, coupled with moderate exercise can boost your general well-being making you live a healthy and beautiful. Supplements can complement your diet for the proper nutrition to maintain your body’s health and immune system.
Get proper Sleep: You ever heard the phrase, “Get your Beauty Sleep! Take heed. Getting adequate sleep each night plays a crucial role in your mental functions, stress levels, energy, and physical appearance. During sleep is also when your body repairs itself. Insufficient sleep puts you at risk for lifestyle diseases, i.e. hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, low immune system and has been linked to obesity, in that an appetite regulating hormone leptin and ghrelin is disrupted causing weight gain.
Stay positive: Having a positive outlook translates to living well and feeling beautiful. When you feel good and happy, the hormones released as a result will make your skin glow and beautiful that gives you that sensational feeling of looking good.
Drink plenty of water: Water is an essential element that helps our body function properly and look its best. As we get older, our skin loses its elasticity and its ability to hold moisture. For remedy, drink plenty to water to hydrate all parts of the body. Water also hydrates our brain cells, making our mind sharp and helps us to handle stress better.
Seek balance: Doing things that make you happy has manifold of advantages that pay off till later on in your life. Be good to others, develop as sense of gratitude, and indulge in something that gives you that calming effect in your heart and soul.
Hope these tips help you to keep an overall healthy wealth which is a healthy- fitness for mind and body.